Quick Settings (Android 4.2)
Use Quick Settings to easily access Wi-Fi settings, manage
display brightness, open the main Settings menu, and more.
Swipe down from the top right corner of any screen to open
Quick Settings, then touch one of the boxes to open a specific
Expandable notifications were introduced in Android 4.1, in-
cluding the option to perform actions from the notification it-
self. In Android 4.2, you can expand notifications more easily
with a swipe of your finger.
Swipe down the notification shade from the top of the screen,
then glide your finger down the notifications to expand them.
Touch an icon inside a notification to handle a task directly.
Rearrange Home screens
Slide an icon slowly to move other icons or widgets gently
Touch & hold an icon and slide slowly to the location of your
choice. Slide an icon quickly over another to create a folder.
Screen magnification (Android 4.2)
Users with visual impairments can enter full-screen magnifi-
cation by triple-tapping the screen.
Go to Settings > System > Accessibility > Magnification ges-
tures to turn on screen magnification.
Google Now shows you information at just the right time, such
as today's weather before you start your day, how much traf-
fic to expect before you leave for work, and even your favorite
team's score while they're playing.
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